Why the Mets Payroll Doesn’t Matter
The Mets have the highest payroll in the NL, and the second-highest payroll in MLB. Yet they finished in second-to-last place in the NL East. A few bloggers have an idea on how and why the Mets’ money doesn’t matter.
Joe D at MetsMerizedOnline succinctly explains why the Mets’ payroll is so bloated, and how they can learn about value from the Nats, Marlins, and Phillies.
Sam Page at AmazinAvenue exposes The Real Problem with the Alex Cora Deal — focusing on the inane vesting option built into the contract. A must-read to fully understand the consequences of the signing.
On the flip side, Kerel Cooper likes the signings of Cora and Chris Coste.